"kolkata street corners" Kolkata (Calcutta) Favorite Tip by pravdr

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by pravdr

Favorite thing: if you have to experience the city of joy you have to move around the city.

only then it strikes you.for the uninitiated you can do this from a moving vehicle absorbing the vibrancy and the chaos.avoid peak traffic hours and early morning and afternoon are the best times.

the city is at the best unclean in most parts.no town planning is to be seen at first impression except for the well to do areas.

parking is often done on main road itself. and the pavements have been taken over by vendors.

an absolute shocker evn for an indian leave alone for a foreign tourist.

the street corners have amotley collection of shops hotels mutton chicken shops fish marts bookstores tailors and small scale industries all packed into each other.

Fondest memory: i miss the hustle bustle and the rich sense of history pervading the city with its rich cultural heritage.

also signs of economic decay which are heartrending to see and hope will improve.

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  • Updated Aug 2, 2005
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